4.3 wm new feature or bug?

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Wed Nov 9 23:13:49 CET 2005

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On 11/9/2005 12:18 PM, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 12:00 -0800, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>On 11/9/2005 10:24 AM, Jani Monoses wrote:
>>>If I drag a maximized window - seems to happen only with the thunderbird 
>>>compose window - it becomes the unmaximized size while dragging. If I 
>>>drag it back fast so as to 'hit' the top of the screen and drop it 
>>>remaximizes. Otherwise if I drop not at the top or I move it slowly to 
>>>the top so it is not a 'hit' it remains unmaximized.
>>IIRC I complained about this a while ago.  It was actually worse: if you
>>moved a maximised window, it changed to the unmaximised state and there
>>was no way to get the original size back.  Due to a variety of reasons,
>>it's pretty easy to do this accidentally and get frustrated.  Olivier
>>compromosed by making it possible to drag it back to the maximised
>>position, allowing you to unmaximise the window back to its original
>>size and position normally.  But he was very sure that he liked the
>>ability to move around windows that are maximised.  Perhaps he's changed
>>his mind, but if not...
> I'm not sure what you are talking about, but nothing has changed here
> for months. 
> The new behavior is based on the so called "restore-on-move" patch
> contributed by Ori (Bernstein) back in march. This is very similar to
> Metacity default behavior in that matter.

Yep, that's what I was talking about.  March counts as "a while ago" in
my book ^_~.


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